Mood Is Right for Oklahoma's Two-Edged, $594 Million Deal
- Advocates Call for Private Tax-Exempts Provision in TEA-21. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;10/30/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31502, p5
Focuses on the advocation of transportation finance to use tax-exempt bonds to finance the construction of highways and transit projects in the U.S. Reauthorization of the Transportation Equity Act; Benefits of encouraging public-private partnerships; Inclusion of private-activity bond.
- TEA-21 speeds plans for bullet trains, and could mean billions in bonds. Molis, Jim; Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;11/24/98, Vol. 326 Issue 30527, p4
Reports on the passage of the six-year Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century in the United States. Effects of the act on high-speed rail efforts; Provision of research and development money to 11 projects; Possible sale of tax-exempt bonds.
- Milking Low Interest Rates. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;10/8/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31487, p1
Focuses on the tax-exempt transportation revenue bond deal offered by the state of Wisconsin. Use of the proceeds to fund highway projects and transportation facilities; Utilization of the revenues from vehicle registration fees and motor fuel taxes; Credit rating of the revenue funds.
- Rig tax exemption benefits years away. Slawsky, Richard // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);11/15/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 20, p5
Reports on the exemption of oil rigs in port for repairs from property taxes in Jefferson and Plaquemines parishes in New Orleans, Louisiana. Absence of infrastructure to take advantage of repair work.
- Official: Texas, Nevada Projects Bode Well for TIFIA's Future. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;1/17/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31555, p40
Reports on a federal program designed to allow more large-scale transportation projects to be financed with tax-exempt bonds in Texas and Nevada. Name of the program; Criticism of the program since its inception; Effect of the program on the credit quality of a project.
- Panelists Propose Bond-Backed Intermodal Overhaul. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;5/21/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31391, p29
Reports on the proposal of forming nationally integrated system to improve the transportation corridors of ports and rails in San Francisco, California. Use of tax-exempt bonds; Launch of national program for freight financing; Recognition of the funding process.
- Texas, Colorado Deals Putting $1.5B of Supply Into Market. Albano, Christine // Bond Buyer;10/2/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32478, p7
The article reports on the two significant transportation deals from Texas and Colorado that are expected to provide over $1.5 billion of new supply in the tax-exempt market. The transportation deal will consist of $960 million in general obligation mobility fund bonds being issued by the...
- Trucking direct pay discussed. // Sales & Use Tax Alert;2/15/2009, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p6
The article reports on the release of an updated sales tax fact sheet for interstate motor carriers in Minnesota which discusses changes to the manner in which organizations receive authorization for the motor carrier direct pay (MCPD) exemption. A letter will be received by organizations that...
- Underused funding tool makes a comeback. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;02/11/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30577, p1
Focuses on plans to broaden the use tax-exempt securities financing called the 63-20 corporation to fund federal transportation projects in the United States. Creation of the funding tool by the Internal Revenue Service in 1963; Results of using the funding scheme in Richmond, Virginia and...